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锻炼“说华语的嘴巴” Give your mouth a “Work out” – Speaking the Mother Tongue Language fluently

21 Feb 2018

(Please scroll towards the end of this Chinese article for its English version)   许多家长告诉我们,他们想帮助孩子在家学华文,却不知道从何下手,心有余而力不足。今天我们要教各位同学和家长一种方便在家学华文的好方法——朗读。   说到朗读,大家可能会觉得,“这太简单了!”     的确,“朗读”作为一个考试项目,是华文考试中最简单的一道题目,因此,同学们应该抓住这一题,拿到高分甚至满分。朗读,在小六会考华文试卷中占20分,在O水准华文试卷中占10分。但是,许多同学并不能拿到高分,十分可惜。而提高朗读成绩的最简单方法就是多多练习。语言学研究表明,说不同语言的人的口腔肌肉也会有所不同。平时少说华语的学生,嘴巴和舌头缺少“锻炼”,口试的时候可能会出现嘴巴“僵硬”的情况,发挥失常。经常练习朗读华文,可以帮助锻炼“说华语的嘴巴”。...

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12 Feb 2018

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06 Feb 2018

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02 Feb 2018

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26 Jan 2018

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Help Your Child Achieve Success Through Modelling

23 Jan 2018

All children need instruction, but some children need substantial amounts of truly high-quality teaching to learn to read and write...

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Neologism in English & Chinese 说说英语和华语的新鲜词

18 Jan 2018

In the recent years, many new words have been adopted into common use in the English and Chinese languages. Some...

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The Importance of Sleep for Learning

16 Jan 2018

We all know how important it is to have sufficient sleep, but sometimes on our busy days (that stretch to...

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12 Jan 2018

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New Year, New Habits – 6 tips to start the year right !

08 Jan 2018

STARTING THE YEAR ON THE RIGHT NOTE A new year is equivalent to a new chapter in a young child’s...

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2018 New Year’s Resolution

04 Jan 2018

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21 Dec 2017

Here are 10 Christmas Songs to enjoy this festive season! Can you guess the missing words in these popular Christmas...

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15 Dec 2017

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04 Dec 2017

It is not hard to see what helps certain things fly. We see birds flapping their wings while they are...

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01 Dec 2017

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01 Dec 2017

Why is letter “X” is the default choice when you need to represent an unknown variable in Algebra, out of...

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24 Nov 2017

The year-end school holidays are here! What better way to spend it than to head out and have some quality...

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17 Nov 2017

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14 Nov 2017

The dictionary defines ‘Mother Tongue’ as the language which a person has grown up speaking from early childhood. What language...

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06 Nov 2017

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06 Nov 2017

Have you met a child prodigy with a phenomenal intellect or an exceptional talent that sets them apart from the masses...

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06 Nov 2017

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31 Oct 2017

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24 Oct 2017

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17 Oct 2017

Why do children find it so hard to wake up early? To find out, we’ve first got to examine our body...

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09 Oct 2017

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How Do You Study? Let Us Count The Ways…

09 Oct 2017

Pssst! Can you keep quiet? I’m trying to study! Do these words sound familiar? Have you ever snapped at someone...

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